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Parents with PTSD from the NICU experience may struggle with depression, anger, anxiety, nightmares, avoidance of certain situations, panic when they hear an alarm going off. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Transitioning to life with a newborn can be as gratifying as it is overwhelming. Read on for time-tested tricks and expert tips that will help your baby—and you!—thrive during the first few weeks postpartum. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Many babies come into this world as friendly, happy and social bundles of joy. “When my little guy was, like, 6 months and under, he would let anyone hold him. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Those first steps! They bring tears to all parents’ eyes—then comes the “Now what?” Scooting and crawling give way to standing somewhere between the ages of 9 and 12 months. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Babies are needy little beings and use crying as their only way to communicate to us. It is up to parents to decode what these cries mean because they do indeed communicate different needs such as hunger, fatigue, pain and a need for comfort. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Here are five ways to help keep your youngster safe and out of the emergency department —and a few tips if you find yourself there anyway. Read more

Parenting

A simple recipe for homemade baby wipes. Read more

Parenting

Diaper rash is common, but it can be extremely painful and uncomfortable for your little one. Read more

Parenting

The stress of sleepless nights, lack of personal time and the weight of parental responsibility are additional complications new parents face in those first days, weeks and even months. But eventually, the newborn fog will fade. Read more

Parenting

Parents can take some positive steps to make the transition easier for everyone. Read more

Parenting

Babies are known to sleep a lot because their little bodies are still young and need considerable development. Naps throughout the day supply some of this needed shut-eye. Read more

Parenting

Life is full of firsts: first car, first date, first day of school. But many of the most special firsts are celebrated in the first years of life. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Hurray! You made it through the first year of being Mommy and Daddy! Now, it’s time to throw that first birthday party for your little human. Don’t fret—you’ll find many ways to commemorate the day beyond the traditional birthday party. Read more

Parenting

The wheels on the bus go round and round, but that’s not the only thing repetitive in your life right now. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Feeling apprehensive about your upcoming labor and delivery? Knowing what to worry about and what not to can help alleviate fears you may be experiencing. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Even though babies communicate in many different ways from a very early age, every parent anxiously waits for those first real words to come tumbling out. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

How do we know we’re doing everything correctly? Is there a secret recipe? Read more

KC Baby Magazine

I Google every single day, multiple times a day. Google has become my new best friend. I ask her (Him? It?) every question that pops into my new-mom brain, and I usually ask the same questions eight different ways as well. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

A baby’s developmental readiness for solid foods cannot be determined by a calendar. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

To make sure you don’t run into any of the toddler years’ hidden minefields, here are some mistakes to avoid when dealing with your toddling time bomb. Read more

Parenting